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Texas’ Legislative Leaders Push Sales Tax Increase To Lower Property Taxes

Ben Philpott, KUT The Republican leadership in the Texas Legislature announced an agreement Wednesday to swap a sales tax increase with property tax cuts. Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen said in a press … Continue reading

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The Cost of Living in a Dirt Home

A new classification system for adobe structures has caused a big jump in property taxes for some Presidio County homeowners. Adobe is one of the most humble building materials around: it’s essentially mud, water and straw, shaped into brick, and … Continue reading

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